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A loan of $1,100 helped to buy carpentry machinery and supplies.


Juan José's story

Juan is 36 years old, married and has three children. He and his brothers have been doing agricultural work and raising cattle since they were children. In his free time he used to help his father in his carpentry workshop. At 15 years of age Juan decided to devote himself completely to carpentry. At 20 he got married, became independent and set up his own carpentry workshop.

He obtains his raw materials in the saw mills near his house but sometimes he needs to travel much further and has to pay for transport.

He his asking Fundación Campo for a loan to buy carpentry machinery and raw materials and supplies necessary for his investment. With the investment he hopes to improve the service and quality of products he makes, decreasing the waiting time of his customers to improve the family's finances. He hopes to expand his business by buying more machinery and hiring more employees. 

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer KAROLINA KOSZELSKI



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